""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
An Egyptian military spokesman has appeared on state television saying the government cabinet will remain in place until a new one has been formed
Police tried to separate pro and anti-government demonstrators in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Saturday.
A crowd of about 2000 protesters collided
Egypt is now under the control of the military forces high command.
Everyone, both domestically and internationally, is hoping for a peaceful and
Egypt’s new military rulers say the government cabinet will stay until a new one has been formed, and that international treaties will be respected
After celebrating Hosni Mubarak’sresignation during the whole night, people in Cairo went to Tahrir Square to clean up: picking up garbage, scrubbing
Opposition organisers say up to 10,000 people marched in the Algerian capital Algiers today calling for a similar change at the top that the people
A senior official says the Palestinian Authority of Mahmoud Abbas will hold presidential and legislative elections before September.
Italians who want their Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to resign, have again been demonstrating in Milan. Berlusconi is embroiled in a sex scandal
At least 28 people, including women and children have been killed near the Iraqi city of Samarra.
One source said a suicide car bomber drove into a
Life in Egypt will never be the same again.
Friendly scenes like soldiers waving from their tanks would have been unthinkable just a short time ago
At least 15 people are reported to have been killed and more than 40 injured in a Taliban suicide bomb attack on a police headquarters in the
The president of Algeria’s League for Human Rights Mustapha Bouchachi was caught up in the crowds in Algiers, prevented from reaching the city centre
An arrest warrant has been issued for the former president of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, in connection with the assassination of former Prime
Egypt exploded with joy, tears, and relief on Friday after pro-democracy protesters brought down President Hosni Mubarak with a momentous march on
Around the Islamic world there has been a general welcome among the people to what their Egyptian brothers and sisters have accomplished. The welcome
In Algeria, demonstrators have tried to force their way through a police cordon meant to stop them gathering for a protest.
Thousands of officers
It was the moment Egypt had been waiting for. Omar Suleiman announced on state television that President Hosni Mubarak had resigned. After 18 days of
It is the dawn of a new era in Egypt. They have already begun to dismantle the makeshift camp in Tahrir Square.
The name means “Liberation”. And
In the Jordanian capital Amman, thousands flocked to the Egyptian embassy to celebrate the end of the rule of Hosni Mubarak, a scene replicated
After the fall of Ben Ali in Tunisia and Mubarak in Egypt, in the Algerian capital Algiers there is a sense of the calm before the storm, as workers
The White House responded positively to the resignation of Hosni Mubarak with President Obama saying the US will continue to be a friend and partner
Friday 11 February, 2011: the 18th day Egypt’s revolution turned out to be the day the demonstrators’ prayers were finally answered.
As Friday ushered in a new era for Egypt those on the streets whose determined protests brought down the Mubarak regime spoke of their solidarity and